KU Football Climbs in National Rankings
Kutztown University football team climbed to 13th in the nation in
the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Division II Poll and 17th
in the D2 Football.com Poll this week. The Golden Bears are ranked ninth in
Super Region One. The top six teams in the region will receive a bid to the NCAA
Playoffs at the end of the regular season. This week’s homecoming opponent,
Bloomsburg, is ranked fourth in the region, 12th in the AFCA Poll and
3rd in the D2 Football.com Poll. All Golden Bear fans are encouraged
to put on your maroon and gold and come out this Saturday to what has shaped up
to be one of the biggest football games in school history. The PSAC East title,
a chance to play in the PSAC title game, and a chance at the playoffs will all
be on the line. Kickoff is 1:05 p.m. at University Field. Students, faculty and staff are admitted free with a valid KU ID. Do not miss
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Attention all faculty participating in the December commencement
ceremony - Academic attire is required for all personnel who plan to
march in the commencement processions. The University will provide maroon rental
attire to all personnel needing to rent their regalia. Regalia may be rented by
calling Amanda Schaeffer at x3-4044 or by emailing her at
no later than Nov. 4.
Amanda Schaeffer, KUSSI
Relive Woodstock with CLASSIC ALBUMS LIVE! & KU Presents!
Saturday, Nov. 5 at 6:30 p.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium. 12 rockers from Classic
Albums Live recreate the highlights from the 1969 Rock concert with Jimi
Hendrix, Janis Joplin, The Who, Joe Cocker and 6 other bands. Hear wlhfmf, Pin
Ball Wizard, White Rabbit, Little Piece of My Heart and 20 other great hits
performed live – note for note as they were in 1969! Tickets start at just $5!
Go to www.KutztownPresents.org or
get your tickets at the MSU info desk.
This week's MSU Movie Series film is Harry Potter &
the Deathly Hallows Pt. 2 which will be shown in the MSU Alumni
Auditorium on Thursday and Friday at 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m.
and 8 p.m. Admission is free! Check out the MSU movie website for more
The Department of History's Fall 2011 Comprehensive Examination
will be held on Wednesday, November 9, from 3:00-7:00 P.M. in LY 108. Any
student who intends to take the test and has not previously registered for it
should contact Dr. Michael P. Gabriel at x3-4394.
Michael P. Gabriel, Department of
Kutztown University’s Chemistry Club Presents:
Children’s Science Night on Monday, Nov. 7 at 6 p.m.
on the first floor of Boehm science building. This event is free and open to
students in kindergarten- 5th grade who are children of KU faculty and staff
members. There will be hands on activities as well as demonstrations presented
by members of the chemistry club. We hope to promote interest in science while
having a lot of fun. No RSVP necessary.
Faculty - The KU Men’s and Women’s Tennis Teams would like to
invite ALL FACULTY ONLY to play or learn tennis on Saturday, Nov. 5,
between noon and 3 p.m., on the KU tennis courts. Please feel free to contact
Coach Ramamurthi at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will have three one hour slots between noon and 3 p.m. Bring your racquets or
one can be loaned to you on the courts. See you all on the courts.
Saturday, Nov. 5 is National Bank Transfer Day. The PSECU
e-Center will be open from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. to answer questions and welcome new
members. Pass it on!
Linda L. Lorincz, business advisor, PSECU eCenter at KU.
Sign up for the WE WILL ROCK YOU Rock Band Competition
to www.KutztownPresents.org. 11
a.m.- 12:30 p.m. at the homecoming carnival in the O’Pake Fieldhouse. FREE to
play. Great prizes like concert tickets, movie tickets, and comedy club tickets
at concert venues throughout the Lehigh Valley.
J. Andrew Cassano, director, KU
The following juniors and seniors will be completing the Professional
Writing Comprehensive Exam on Friday, Nov. 4, from 12 to 4 p.m. Please
excuse them from any missed classes and allow them to make up any missed work:
Ashlee Allushuski, Rebecca Bealer, Rebecca Blanchard, Erin Blatt, Alexis Bleam,
Shayla Carey, Amanda Corrado, Arielle Faust, Sara Fazio, Bridget Hart, Miriam
Hasker, Sam Hasman, Joanna Heston, Kaitlyn Ieradi, Kat Keating, Mary Keller,
Kathleen Kleva, Britny Kondravy, Joe Lawley, Gabriella Lee, Cassie Lukasiewicz,
Darren McGlone, Dawndrea Montoya, Carlos Padilla, Jen Potter, Jessica Reppert,
Kierstin Rhinier, Kristin Rile, Kaia Schroding, Alyssa Shellenberger, Amanda
Shrawder, Shea Singley, Angela Wallace.
Anthony C. Bleach, Professional
Writing Comprehensive Exam Coordinator
Job Search Power Session - want to learn the basics of
writing a resume and cover letter, conducting the job search, and acing the
interview, but can’t make it during the “free” hour Tuesdays and Thursdays? Take
advantage of the Power Session in the Career Development Center - we’ll spend 30
minutes on each Job Search topic (resume, cover letter, job search,
interviewing) beginning at 2; plan to come for one topic, two topics, or all
four! Mon., Nov. 7, 2-4 pm, Stratton 113.
Exploring Communication Careers - Are you a good communicator?
Wondering how to best utilize these skills in your career? Explore the vast
array of options in communications including majors, careers, and graduate
school. Through self-assessment, begin to evaluate your personal “fit” in these
fields. Wed., Nov. 9, 3-3:45 pm, Stratton 113.
Lunch and Learn: Careers in Local Government (Registration
required - closed)
- The Lunch & Learn Series provides a great opportunity to
meet and interact with experienced professionals in a variety of career fields.
Gather information on specific industries; learn insider career tips and job
search strategies. The Lunch and Learn Series is open to students and faculty
and a free lunch is provided. Tue., Nov. 8, 11-11:50 a.m. MSU 250
Senior Etiquette Dinner (Registration
required - closed)
Etiquette is an important factor today - good manners are associated with
competence in your work…they say a lot about you! Employers view interpersonal
skills as necessary candidate qualifications, and often assess these during a
meal. Learn the basics of proper dining etiquette including introductions &
handshakes, following the lead of your host, tackling flatware, handling tricky
foods, and other dining tips. By understanding dining etiquette, you can use it
to your advantage to feel confident in any situation. Tue., Nov. 8, 5-7 p.m.,
Lunch and Learn: Careers in Social and Psychological Services
(Registration closes 11/3) - The Lunch & Learn Series
provides a great opportunity to meet and interact with experienced professionals
in a variety of career fields. Gather information on specific industries; learn
insider career tips and job search strategies. The Lunch and Learn Series is
open to students and faculty and a free lunch is provided. Thur., Nov. 10,
11-11:50 a.m., MSU 250.
Kerri Gardi, director, Career
Come, Sit, Stay! Would you like to learn or reinforce some
basic obedience with your dog? Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in the
group training session on November 12, 9:30am-noon. Also, gain some valuable
advice from animal behavior consultant, Susan Bulanda. Please reserve your spot
by calling X3-1382.
Linda Friscia-Oppé, Career
You are invited to attend the Military/Veterans Meet & Greet on
Thursday, Nov. 10, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. in MSU 223.
- Stop by to meet fellow military and veteran KU students, faculty & staff
- Meet Dr. Cevallos, University President
- Hear about some of the exciting initiatives to support veterans/military!
- Free food and gift!
The KU Military/Veteran’s Task
“Fanny & Amy & Judy & Louise” by Joanne Polk - Pianist,
Joanne Polk will be performing “Fanny & Amy & Judy & Louise” recital at Kutztown
University on Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the Georgian Room, OM. This
event is sponsored by the Music department, College of Visual Performing Arts
Visiting Artist Committee and the Women’s Center.
Polk celebrates women composers and the arrival of the music department’s new
Steinway Concert Grand Piano. She is most well-known for her recordings of the
late American composer, Amy Beach’s piano works. She has won an INDIE award for
best solo recording and her latest CD, Songs of Amy Beach, was nominated for a
2007 Grammy Award. She has been applauded by The New York Times for two of her
all-Beach performances. Call x3-4550 to reserve your seats. Visit the Women’s
Center website for more information:
Chelsea M. Brink, writing intern,
AARP will be at Kutztown University to present “The Future of
Medicare and Social Security” on Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. in the
Alumni Auditorium of MSU. The program is free and open to the public and
students of all ages are encouraged to participate. The program will discuss the
future of these important programs through an interactive presentation including
a question and answer session. Local legislators have been invited to the event.
Refreshments will be served. You can reserve your seat by calling
1-877-926-8300. The deadline for registration will be November 7 by 5 p.m.
Parking will be available in Lots A1 and A2, College Boulevard at Vine Lane.
The Kutztown University Science Club will present “Somalia in Turmoil” on
Thursday, November 10, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. in the Alumni Auditorium of
the McFarland Student Union. The event will be an informative roundtable
featuring panelists from Kutztown University who will address the current
situation in Somalia. Topics will include: the ongoing civil war, terrorists
concerns, famine, economic conditions and political instability. The event is
sponsored by the Student Government Board and the Political Science department.
See the informative poster here: